Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

SQL Anywhere security

Posted on 1997-11-13
1
Medium Priority
?
333 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I am wondering if someone could point me to a document that would explain/define what, if any, security is implemented on a Watcom/SQL anywhere database that sits on a laptop.  I am specificly referring to when a person is not connected via LAN/DIAL-UP.  People have suggested that we implement a third party product to encrypt/secure the data.  I don't think this is necessary but I need some information to back this position up.  My thoughts are if you take away the standard logins (ie DBA/SQL) the casual thief would not be able to crack the data.  Any help/comments would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Kevin

0
Comment
Question by:mccax
1 Comment
 

Accepted Solution

by:
RONY earned 200 total points
ID: 1098073
You're totaly right, the security is stored IN the database. So you change the password of the standard DBA and you create new users and/or groups in your database to whom you can attribute rights for each table, SP, view,etc... if you want.
If you want you can additionaly to that encrypt your database, but you don't need a 3° party product for that. The dbinit utility with the command switch -e does that for you. Remark that encryption slows down performance of the DB
0

Featured Post

Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The number of companies understanding the potential of IoT on B2B market is growing with each day. And yet only a small share of IoT developers have managed to equalize incomes and stay competitive in the international market.
Often, the users face difficulty in accessing Outlook 2016 PST files on Windows 10 computer. One of the reasons behind it is the improper functioning of MS Outlook when the user tries to open it. MS Outlook suddenly stops working, or it will not op…
This video shows how to quickly and easily deploy an email signature for all users in Office 365 and prevent it from being added to replies and forwards. (the resulting signature is applied on the server level in Exchange Online) The email signat…
Despite its rising prevalence in the business world, "the cloud" is still misunderstood. Some companies still believe common misconceptions about lack of security in cloud solutions and many misuses of cloud storage options still occur every day. …
Suggested Courses

571 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question